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Hazmat Truck Driver Apps

On December 14, 2012, published an article entitled, "Truck Driver Apps: HazMat Checkers". It references two interesting apps,
  1. DOT Lookup - provides information about a truck's cargo based on the DOT placard displayed (4.5 stars in google play!)
  2. HAZMAT Hero - here is a quote from the app: "Tired of asking, "WHICH PLACARDS DO I NEED? DO I HAVE THE RIGHT PLACARDS?" - Know for sure with HAZMAT HERO™!" I...
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Required Hazmat Regulation Amendment as of January 1st

The U.S. Department of Transportation reported that as of January 1st, “PHMSA proposes to make miscellaneous amendments to the Hazardous Materials Regulations to update and clarify certain regulatory requirements. These proposed amendments are designed to promote safer transportation practices; eliminate unnecessary regulatory requirements; address a petition for rulemaking; incorporate a special permit into the Hazardous Materials Regulations; facilitate international commerce; and simplify the regulations.” NPRM is regulating this new policy to update and simplify current requirements by integrating changes to the Hazardous Materials Regulations. stated...
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